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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Launches Grassroots Grants With KidsGardening to Bring Garden Benefits to More Children

Annual grant program will increase youth garden development nationwide
Press Release

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation announced the opening of its Gro More Grassroots Grants with KidsGardening, inviting schools and nonprofit organizations from across the country to apply for funds to support their youth garden programs. The Grassroots Grants initiative, now in its ninth year, will focus its support on garden and greenspace projects that connect more children with the life-enhancing and transformative benefits of gardening.

Tetra Tech Offers Wildfire Awareness Training Australia-wide

Providing accredited training courses for wildfire awareness and safety to support resilience in Australia for people working in bushfire prone environments
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Tetra Tech is providing volunteers, employees, and contractors across Australia—who may be exposed to bushfire risks in their duties or activities—with formal training on how to maintain awareness of and respond safely to bushfires to support resilience.

The Top 10 TriplePundit Stories During 2018

By Leon Kaye
Article

We’ve had quite the year here at TriplePundit, as there was no shortage of news stories, from brands taking stands to more advancements in clean energy technologies to more companies jumping on the circular economy bandwagon. Over the weekend, we crunched the numbers along with taking a look at the talk we generated on social media – and came up what we conclude are the ten most popular stories for 2019. The articles’ authors are mentioned at the end of each summary.

Durkan dscvr Student Design Competition Now Open for Submissions

Press Release

CALHOUN, Ga., January 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Durkan, the hospitality flooring brand of Mohawk Group, is now accepting artwork submissions for the dscvr Student Design Competition, its annual hospitality design contest.

Driving Social Impact for the Long Term

Blog

As 2018 comes to a close, it offers an opportunity to reflect on the past year and how we can continue to help close some of the opportunity gaps that persist in our society.

Core to our values as a company is investing in causes for the long term to make a tangible and meaningful impact. Today, we are proud to share some significant milestone moments that have had a positive change on our communities.

Opening Doors through Internet Essentials

Educational and Environmental Programs Define EarthChoice Ambassadors

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Educational and environmental programs took center stage for our EarthChoice Ambassadors (ECAs) in 2018, with more than 11,500 volunteer hours spent focusing on communities where we live, work and play. With nearly double the amount of volunteer hours from last year, our ECA chapters are committed to making the world a better place.

21CF Sponsors Nat Geo Photo Camps to Teach Young People the Power of Visual Storytelling

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National Geographic Society and 21st Century Fox joined forces to welcome nearly 80 students around the world to Nat Geo’s signature Photo Camp workshops, which teach young people from under-served communities, including at-risk and refugee teens, to use photography to tell their own stories, explore the world around them, and develop deep connections with others.

Curiosity Cube™ Mobile Science Lab Completes 2018 Tour

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From San Diego to Rockville, Maryland and dozens of stops in between — MilliporeSigma’s Curiosity Cube™ mobile science lab brought hands-on science to many communities and young minds across North America in 2018. Through 118 events during the second annual tour, the Curiosity Cube™ mobile science lab aimed to spark students’ curiosity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This year’s schedule included a stop in Toronto as part of the mobile science lab’s first visit to Canada.

PNC Taps High Schools for Talent

PartnerUp program aims to invest in talent, fill entry level positions and lessen the skills gap in the Pittsburgh region.
Article

The statistics sound bleak: 70 percent of employers cite a skills gap between what they need and what’s available in the talent pool and 22 percent of workers in the Pittsburgh region will be retiring within 10 years with no comparably-sized group to replace them.[1] 

Young Innovators ‘Rise to the Challenge’

Blog

Whirlpool Corporation’s 2018 High School Innovation Challenge came to a conclusion on Friday, Dec. 14 when an employee panel awarded the final prizes to four teams of area high schoolers. The challenge began in September with 147 students on 31 teams from five area high schools and was narrowed down to 10 teams in November. Those 10 finalists displayed their innovative creations in a series of Idea Fair booths and alternated presenting them before the panel at the company’s Riverview Campus in Benton Harbor.

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